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Where Can I Find A Honest, Reasonable, Honda Dealer or Shop In San Diego County?

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I was a little surprised to find out how much Honda authorized service is just for my first 600 mile check. Both shops told me that the cost was going to be around $300 to change the oil, and examine my bike. My first thoughts were, "are you &#@% kidding me?"

I want to change out my Honda VTX 1300c handle bars to the VTX 1300 R cruiser style handle bars. Again the Honda authorized dealers seemed surprise that I was considering this. The service centers quoted around $500 which included parts and labor. Wow! This is indeed an expensive hobby.

What motorcycle shop, dealer or well known seasoned mechanic do you recommend around San Diego County? I know changing out a set of handle bars, which may include installing new cables for the brakes, clutch , and throttle shouldn't be that difficult for a seasoned mechanic or shop that specializes in custom work.

Finally, what type of windshield do you recommend Memphis Shade or National Cycle Switchblade?

Take care brothers and sisters.
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As the sentiments above relay, you really can do this stuff yourself if you have the mechanical ability to use a screwdriver, wrench, and sockets.

Its just a matter of either learning how on your own, or having someone give you a hand with it to show you the first and maybe even the second time. Its best if you do it and the person who knows how "Supervises". Learn quicker that way.

Not to mention the money you're going to save... More money to buy more chrome... Why do you think we're all "Blinged out" around here? :)

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